[mythtv-users] Can you Sync MythTV Playback on multiple frontends

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Tue Nov 6 23:29:01 UTC 2007

On 11/6/07, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
> On 11/5/07, Steve Peters - Priority Electronics
> <steve at priorityelectronics.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hello, I like to have people over and watch some tv every now and then
> > (don't we all).
> >
> > What i want to know is: Can you start live tv on 2-3 frontends and then sync
> > the playback on each one so that they aren't all 1-2 seconds off?
> >
> > This would be a great feature. I know i can manually try to pause and
> > unpause them untill they are in sync, but it'd be sweet to not have to worry
> > about this. Basically, i want it to work like regular tv's when you tune
> > them all to the same station.
> No.  I suppose it might be easier to achieve the sync using the
> telnet/network command feature of the frontend to send commands to it
> but there isn't any feature like that specifically that I'm aware of.

I am working on a "multi-frontend remote control" in .NET (shudder all
you want, it's for use from a windows PC) which will allow for this
within reason.  I'll post once it's done, which may not be until
christmas (boxing day test).

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